Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Pure Michigan is a brand representing business, talent and tourism initiatives across Michigan. These efforts are driven by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), which serves as the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business growth, jobs and opportunity with a focus on helping grow Michigan’s economy. MEDC, founded in 1999, also developed and manages the state's popular Pure Michigan brand.
The MEDC is a partner for both private and public that serves as the State’s marketing arm that advocates for growth in business, jobs and the opportunity to focus on helping Michigan’s economy grow. For more information please visit michiganbusiness.org or call 888-522-0103.
SCORE is a non-profit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. SCORE offers a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. Local workshops and events throughout the country are offered to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7.
Visit score.org for more information
Michigan Small Business Development Center
Through a partnership with the Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Macomb County the service center and offer support by business and technical services by experience staff. The Macomb County SBDC is located in Sterling Heights and is operated by Eastern Michigan University in partnership with the Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development. The Michigan Small Business Development Center offers expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business. The Michigan Small Business Development Center offers expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business.
Visit sbdcmichigan.org for more information.
Leadership Macomb is a non-profit organization whose nine-month program brings together leaders from numerous institutions, disciplines and geographic areas to strengthen their leadership skills, develop long-term business relationships, and obtain in depth information about Macomb County.
Visit leadershipmacomb.org for more information.